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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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5 Tips to Master the Slide Board Speed Skater Exercise (With 5 Advanced Variations)

MASTERING THE SLIDEBOARD In case anyone is unfamiliar with Slideboard exercises or this type training equipment, I will be sure to cover everything...

By: Travis Hansen

287-Pound Michigan Sophomore Rashan Gary Ran a 4.57 40-Yard Dash

Rashan Gary was the No. 1 high school recruit in the class of 2016. As a true freshman for the Michigan Wolverines last season, Gary totaled 23 tac...

By: Brandon Hall

This Sprinting Technique Drill Will Improve Both Your Speed and Agility

An Agility Technique you better learn to get quicker I must warn you right off the bat that the drill I'm about to promote and share with you is not...

By: Travis Hansen

Why This Common Speed Tip May Actually be Slowing You Down

Go to any gym, game, practice, or track meet and you'll probably hear a coach or parent yell, "stay low" in efforts to improve acceleration speed. While...

By: Michael Zweifel

Foam Rolling Techniques to Fix Every Trouble Spot on Your Body

Foam rolling has made it mainstream. There is no question that the benefits of the technique have resonated with athletes of all ages and skill levels....

By: Andy Haley

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How John Ross Became The Fastest Man in Football

Washington WR John Ross is officially the fastest player in NFL Combine history. As it turns out, he's been preparing for greatness for a long time.

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Track GPS, Heart Rate and More With the Polar M600 Sports Watch

Get to know the many features of Polar's M600 watch and learn how athletes incorporate the watch into their daily fitness routines.

MARATHON BASICS: Speed Training Techniques You Need

Get a primer on how you can use Intervals, Tempo Runs and other techniques to improve your top-end speed while training to run 26.2 miles.

MARATHON BASICS: How to Conquer the Long Run

Few things are more intimidating than a training plan that says you have to run 18 or 20 miles this Sunday. But fear not. Follow these guidelines and you'll be able to safely go the distance (and then some).